(There is a charge for some temporary exhibitions)
|Open every day||10.00-17.50|
Last Friday of the month open until 22.30 for Lates, excluding December.
The Museum is open every day, including Sundays and bank holidays, but closed 24-26 December.
The Museum's step-free entrance is on Exhibition Road.
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Visiting our Museum at Tring?
Open Monday to Saturday 10.00-17.00 and Sunday 14.00-17.00. Go to our Tring website.
For your security, most areas of the Museum are protected by CCTV.
On entry to the Museum your bags and other personal items will be inspected. We advise you not to bring any sharp objects such as metal knives, forks, scissors, etc. to the Museum, as they may be confiscated.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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See amazing specimens, archaeological treasures and live butterflies in our current exhibitions.
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Choose from over 30 permanent galleries to explore, including our famous Dinosaurs.
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Extraordinary images of our planet from international photographers, celebrating the 50th competition.
24 Oct 2014 - 30 Aug 2015
Skate, enjoy food and drink in the café bar and a spin on the carousel.
30 Oct 2014 - 04 Jan 2015
Join us to discover predator bugs, from the exotic assassin bug to the common pond skater, and find out how they strike.
30 Sep 2014, 14:30
Explore the most exceptional objects from the Museum's collections in our beautiful Treasures gallery.
Experience nature in the heart of the city in our beautiful Wildlife Garden, and join our free weekend events.
Pick up a handheld guide to explore the Museum's galleries and collections when you visit.